The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 50 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing SaaS 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.38% 1.27% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SaaS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Cloud Services Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.50% 1.27% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £34,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SaaS across the Solihull region.

SaaS Salary Trend in Solihull

SaaS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft